Tax Investigations

What You Need to Know and
How to Deal with It

Tax investigation in UK is a process where HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) checks the accuracy and completeness of a taxpayer’s tax affairs. Tax investigation can be triggered by various factors, such as random selection, risk assessment, or taxpayer’s behavior. Tax investigation can be stressful and costly for taxpayers, as they may face penalties, interest charges, or even prosecution if they are found to have underpaid or evaded tax. Therefore, it is important for taxpayers to seek professional advice and assistance from qualified tax advisors or accountants if they are subject to a tax investigation

What is Tax Investigation?

Tax investigation is when the government checks if you have paid the right amount of tax. The government can do this for different reasons, such as if they think you have made a mistake, hidden some income, or used a scheme to avoid tax. Tax investigation can be stressful and expensive, so you should get help from a professional if you are being investigated.

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PAYE investigations

PAYE investigation is a process that HMRC uses to check if employers are complying with all the rules and regulations related to payroll, National Insurance (NIC), and Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

PAYE investigations involve many complicated aspects. Our PAYE experts will work on reducing any extra tax liabilities that HMRC suggests, with the aim of keeping the financial costs as low as possible.

Offshore income and assets

Having income and assets abroad can be complicated. You may want to consider making an offshore disclosure to correct any past mistakes.

To make sure that the right tax is paid on assets held overseas, HMRC can access information from some British Overseas Territories through agreements called TIEAs.

If you have offshore income or assets, you may be able to use the Worldwide Disclosure Facility to tell HMRC about them. We can often help you lower the penalties if you make a voluntary disclosure.

VAT investigations

If the tax authorities suspect any wrongdoing in your VAT returns, they might launch an investigation into your business. This can be a stressful and frightening experience, as you could face hefty fines or even criminal charges if they find evidence of fraud. You need to be prepared and cooperate with the investigators, but also protect your rights and interests.

When you’re facing a VAT investigation, you might feel anxious and overwhelmed. You don’t know if the tax authorities have a valid reason to scrutinize your business, or how much you might have to pay if they find any errors or fraud. That’s why you need our expert guidance and support throughout the process. We can help you to understand the reasons and scope of the investigation, and advise you on how to reduce the potential VAT penalties. We can also represent you in any appeals or disputes with the tax authorities. We’re here to help you get through this challenging situation with confidence and peace of mind.

Take it seriously

When HMRC contacts you with an enquiry, you might feel scared and worried. You don’t know what they want from you, or how much trouble you’re in. You need to take their enquiry seriously, but you don’t have to face it alone. You need a specialist who can help you from the start, and make sure that the investigation goes smoothly and fairly. Dealing with HMRC can be a nightmare, but our Tax Investigations Team can help you to cope. We’ll give you expert advice on how to deal with the enquiry, and how to minimize your tax liability. We’ll also stand up for your rights and interests, and help you to resolve the investigation as quickly as possible. We’re here to help you get out of this mess with dignity and security.

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